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As if I needed a reason to move away from using AOL's AIM software, here's another reason - spyware. With the latest version, people are reporting that they are seeing a program called Viewpoint (coincidentally, installing the entire AOL program will also install this).

In addition, when you install the software, AOL makes an unauthorized entry to make free.aol.com a trusted website.

For those who might want alternatives to AIM, here you go:


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iChat [Big Grin]
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I hate SPYWARE! IT has to stop!
I got something called Shopav... I hate it!
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AOL is all one big virus anyway. I attribute it to my old hard drive crashing. love my COX cable internet service using a freeware Flashpeak SlimBrowser. no troubles
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